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Majority of recent police cars made with federal money

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Federal funds through grant help further secure B’nai Shalom Temple, a vibrant church in eastern Brunswick

EASTERN BRUNSWICK — Federal funds through the Security Grants for Nonprofits Program will help further secure the facility shared by Temple B’nai Shalom and Vibrant Church. “The first clause of the First Amendment to the Constitution protects our legal right to freely practice our religious faith, but we must ensure …

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Spain grants personal status to the Mar Menor lagoon

MADRID (AP) — Spain on Wednesday granted personhood status to a large saltwater lagoon that has suffered mass mortality of marine life, a new law that comes after a citizen push to better protect the threatened ecosystem. . The initiative backed by more than 600,000 citizens will become law after …

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Oregon man pleads guilty to destruction of Planned Parenthood property | Takeover bid

An Oregon man pleaded guilty today to twice smashing windows and destroying property at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Grants Pass, Oregon because the clinic provides reproductive health services. Devin Friedrick Kruse, 27, pleaded guilty to two counts of violating the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances (FACE) Act. “The …

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$1.7 Million Grant Aims to Increase Internet Access | News, Sports, Jobs

WASHINGTON — A $1 million federal grant to increase internet connectivity is coming to an Elkins agency. U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo announced that the department’s Economic Development Administration is providing a $1.7 million grant to Woodlands Development Group, Inc., of Elkins, to support the growth of businesses …

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Rainwater System Repair Begins: Additional Charges Will Appear in October | News, Sports, Jobs

Go to almost any street corner in downtown Williamsport and peek inside the sump pit or entrance. Many times while doing so, leaves or muddy debris can be seen covering the opening, or a few feet down, plant life popping up next to cups, trash, and …

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Salem-Keizer Schools to Select Equity Advisory Committee

The Salem-Keizer Public Schools Board of Trustees will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Miller Elementary School in Salem. Members of the public will not be allowed to attend in person due to growing security concerns. People can watch the meeting online at youtube.com/watch?v=lxdOmTdIjFs or on Capital Community Television 21. …

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Senator Collins announces more than $77…

washington d.c.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins, a member of the Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee, today announced that the Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) has received a total of $77.1 million for road improvements in Aroostook and Washington counties. The projects will complete the bypass to divert large tractor-trailer trucks from the main …

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Governor Ricketts Highlights “Connect Nebraska” Broadband Initiative

Media contacts: Alex Reuss, 402-471-1970 Justin Pinkerman, 402-471-1967 Press release : Governor Ricketts Highlights “Connect Nebraska” Broadband Initiative From left to right: ASL interpreter Kelly Brakenhoff; Dan Watermeier, chairman of the Nebraska Public Service Commission; Governor Ricketts (podium); and Patrick Redmond, National Broadband Coordinator LINCOLN– Today, Governor Pete Ricketts held …

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State offers $4.5 million grant to tech-focused small businesses

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) – State leaders hope to keep your children in Alabama after they graduate from college. Their plan is to give millions of dollars in grants to small businesses. This benefits local business owners who commercialize modern technologies as well as the state’s regional and national economic footprint. …

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Top official ponders rejection of federal funds as districts worry about loss of revenue | New

OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma’s education secretary says it’s time for Oklahomans to have a “robust” discussion about the role federal funds play in local schools and whether the “conditions attached by Washington, DC, politicians are worth it, even as school advocates warn that the gutting of federal funding will devastate …

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$550,000 awarded to Roanoke organizations to fight gun violence | Crime News

Three Roanoke organizations have received combined grants of $550,000 from the U.S. Department of Justice to address the impacts of gun violence in the city. Carilion Clinic, Family Service of Roanoke Valley and Total Action for Progress have each received federal grants, the city announced Thursday. Mayor Sherman Lea said …

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NY announces $3.8 million for water and wastewater projects

New York State officials announced $3,852,680 in federal grants for six water and wastewater infrastructure projects in the state’s northern border region. The approved funding for water and wastewater projects was part of $5.8 million the state announced for 12 economic and community development projects. This year, 55 final applications …

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The Delaware River Watershed Coalition Celebrates $14 Million in Grants to Improve the Health of the Delaware River Watershed

Beneficiaries of the Delaware Watershed Conservation Fund (DWCF) (Photo provided). Community Submitted Content Advertising The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation announced on August 26, 2022 that 36 Delaware Watershed Conservation Fund grants total $14 million, including $4.9 million in funds made available through the Bipartisan Infrastructure Act. Grantees have committed …

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UIS TRIO McNair Fellowship Program Wins $1.3M Grant

POCATELLO, Idaho (KIFI) – The TRIO McNair Scholars Program at Idaho State University has received a five-year, $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to support TRIO McNair Scholars at ISU while that they prepare to continue their studies by moving on to doctoral programs. The TRIO McNair …

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Public funds for disaster relief are a disgrace

Thursday, August 25, 2022, 5:24 p.m.Press release: Social Credit Party The government must take seriously the financial support it is providing to areas of the country hard hit by last week’s storms. The support he provided to those affected by the floods in Ashburton was abysmal, especially compared to the …

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Inmate education assistance works. Yet it is politically precarious.

Comment this story Comment A new proposal from the Ministry of Education approved the extension of the federal government Eligibility for Pell Grants for Prisoners from 2023. The proposal to codify Pell Grant eligibility came from many studies and experiences over the past decade indicating that inmates who receive degrees …

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The political bias towards $828 million industry grants signed by Morrison

The Australian National Audit Office has named the Modern Manufacturing Initiative as one of its potential audits for this exercise. The MMI program, set up in October 2020, offered $1.3 billion in grants in three streams, called translation, collaboration, and integration. Unlike other grant programs, the guidelines for the collaboration …

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Details on ‘fresh start’ for defaulted borrowers released

The Department of Education released its first set of guidelines on the so-called Fresh Start program that will get 7.5 million defaulting borrowers back into good standing on their federal student loans. For most federal loans, borrowers are in default if they have not made payment within 270 days. Defaulting …

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$2 million in recycling grants open to Victorian businesses

Grant applications are open for the $2 million funded by the federal and Victorian governments Victorian Circular Economy Recycling Modernization Fund, covering recycling and refurbishment of plastic, paper, cardboard and tyres. The third cycle of the program is open to businesses and councils to help invest in new facilities or …

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Five Questions to…Stark County EMA Director Tim Warstler

Tim Warstler was the director of Stark County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) since 2004. He joined the agency in 2001. Over the past 21+ years, during his tenure at Stark EMA, he has been involved in the management of three federally declared disasters and numerous local emergency declarations. Warstler has …

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Tulsa receives $26 million in federal grants to improve roads and trails

Tulsa received $26 million in transportation grants, which will pay for improvements to 51st Street in West Tulsa and build infrastructure needed to support a future low-water dam in Jenks. The US Department of Transportation award was announced Thursday. Tulsa Mayor GT Bynum said, “This is pretty much the best …

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City Council Approves ARP Funds with $9 Million for Water Service | New

ANDERSON — Anderson City Council passed two ordinances that outline how the city will use the $23.1 million in U.S. federal bailout funds. The council on Tuesday passed 5-4 an order that would provide $14.1 million to local nonprofits and small businesses with one significant change. The council also withdrew …

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Push underway for $50 million grant to remodel West End neighborhoods and social housing

The city of Eston wants to apply for between $30 million and $50 million in federal funds to remodel public housing and neighborhood life in his struggling west neighborhood. The Choice Neighborhoods Grant would be Easton’s biggest public housing initiative since the city set up a $20 million grant to …

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Rowan part of rural broadband efforts set at $4m – Salisbury Post

RALEIGH — Sen. Carl Ford announced that Rowan County’s share of state grants to expand high-speed Internet access is $4 million. More than 1,000 households and businesses are expected to receive high-speed internet access through funding from the Growing Rural Economics with Access to Technology (GREAT) grant program. The General …

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Exchange Club donates “fun bags” to 75 children

Exchange Club offers “fun bags” to 75 children FREMONT — The Fremont Exchange Club distributed “Summer Fun Bags” on July 19 to 75 Village House children. Items in the fun bags included sunglasses, water bottles, bubbles, sidewalk chalk, beach towels, sunscreen, drink mix, jump ropes, books of children’s kitchen and …

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DOJ Partisan Shell Game Raises Ethical Questions About Pamela Karlan

Comment As a tenured law professor at Stanford University, Pamela Karlan earned $1 million a year. We now know that she remained on Stanford’s payroll, at that same impressive salary, for the entire 17 months she served as the Justice Department’s senior assistant deputy attorney general for civil rights. Karlan …

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Local Suppliers Rise to 988 Lifeline’s Challenges, Says Manager

WASHINGTON — Local outpatient psychiatric providers are doing well in the face of increased demand for the new nationwide “988” Suicide and Crisis Lifeline, despite fear they are not readyaccording to a senior administration official. “States and call centers across the country have absolutely ramped up the increased volume that …

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Wi-Fi to cover USVI, official says

Stephan Adams, president and CEO of viNGN, told senators that Wi-Fi will be everywhere. (Photo: Screenshot of the VI Legislature live stream) If Stephan Adams is successful, there won’t be a square inch of the US Virgin Islands without a wireless internet signal. Using an alphabetical soup of government funding …

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New name for El Paso’s 3rd largest credit union reflects broad membership

The 86-year-old El Paso-area Federal Teachers’ Credit Union has served more than just teachers in recent years, but its name has made it difficult to get that message across. Even after it rebranded itself just over a decade ago as TFCU, many people, even some of its members, continued to …

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Children’s advocacy group CT receives $142,000 in grants for New Haven, Waterbury efforts

Connecticut children’s advocacy group CASA recently received more than $142,000 in grants to further its mission “to advance the best interests of children who have experienced abuse or neglect,” the group said in a statement. . CASA – Court Appointed Special Advocates – received $72,223 through a Federal Victims of …

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BACKGROUNDER: Vice President Harris Marks Another Major Milestone in Administration’s Effort to Cut Costs for American Families

VP announces that since launching GetInternet.gov in May, administration has signed up 1 million new homes to save hundreds of dollars a year on internet service High-speed Internet access is no longer a luxury. Yet too many families are going without high-speed internet because of the cost or having to …

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How China-US Collaborations Continue Despite Politics

In February, the US Department of Justice dropped its China Initiative, an effort to track espionage in research and industry. Arrests of Chinese-born researchers following the initiative have made headlines and countless scientists have suffered unnecessary stress and investigation. The legacy of the program continues. A researcher at a US …

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Township of Woodlands to expand transit program ridership with federal grant

THE WOODLANDS, Texas — As operational costs rise and more residents opt for alternative transportation choices, the Township of Woodlands is examining ways to expand ridership for its transit programs through a federal grant. The video above is ABC13’s 24/7 live stream. The Woodlands has two main ridership programs: Woodlands …

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Over $14 million in emergency rental assistance distributed in Horry County

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – The Horry County government has released new figures on the number of people who have been helped through its Emergency Rental Assistance Program. The program is a collaboration between Horry County and the Eastern Carolina Housing Organization (ECHO) that provides rental and utility assistance to …

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Federal funds save Ely trailhead building

Keith Vandervort ELY – A $1.5 million federal grant paved the way for the town of Ely to build a new regional trailhead facility at the west end of town. The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) announced the award on Tuesday, which helps fill a funding gap …

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Canoe n’ Kayak Cove opens this week at the Discovery Center – DiscoverWestman.com

The long-awaited Kayak/Canoe launch planned for the Riverbank Discovery Center in Brandon will soon be installed and ready for use this week Tuesday. Discovery Center general manager James Montgomery says the plan has been in place for some time, but he had to wait for the water levels in the …

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King defends family values ​​- Sidney Daily News

CELINA — Three Republican House of Representatives candidates from Ohio’s 84th District are seeking voter approval to run in the November general election. Running on the Republican ticket are Angie King, of Celina, Jacob Larger, of New Bremen, and Aimee Morrow, of Greenville. The winner of the August 2 special …

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Federal grants to help redesign Durango-La Plata County Airport – The Durango Herald

Millions will pay for improved runways and terminals Durango-La Plata County Airport Aviation Manager Tony Vicari greets passengers in 2021 as they prepare to take off on a Delta Air Lines flight from Salt Lake City. (Durango Herald file) The Durango-La Plata County Airport on Tuesday received two federal grants …

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Experts: A political response to the BRI is not viable

Photo taken on Dec. 7, 2021 shows a section of the 27.1 km Nairobi Expressway which is being constructed by the China Road and Bridge Corporation (CRBC) in Nairobi, Kenya. [Photo/Xinhua] US push for a global infrastructure program with Europe is misguided as a political response to China’s Belt and …

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Will New State Law Block Federal Mental Health Grants?

July 3—Gov. Chris Sununu says the state will continue mental health care subsidies authorized by a new federal law to expand care capacity across the state, but last week Sununu signed legislation that could become an obstacle to the receipt of this money. Gun rights advocates have sued the legislation …

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La Pine gets $17.7 million in USDA loans, grants to expand sewers and move away from septic systems

Projects include 500,000 gallon reservoir, addition of new lines, 2 subdivisions The PINE, Ore. (KTVZ) – The Senses. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., announced Friday that the town of La Pine will receive more than $17.7 million in loans and grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for municipal …

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All 24 counties receive education grants totaling over $169 million – Conduit Street

The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) announced that it has approved more than $169 million in Maryland Lead Grants to help overcome the challenges of the pandemic. Maryland will disburse more than $169 million in funding to Local Education Agencies (LEAs) statewide to “directly accelerate learning and initiate long-term, …

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Editorial roundup: Indiana | review review

By The Associated Press Kokomo grandstand. June 25, 2022. Editorial: A broken system fails the Hoosier family House. Home is what is familiar to you. Home is where you grew up, where you went to school, and where your friends live. Home is where your family lives. But a loophole …

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$5 million in grants earmarked for flood-affected businesses | Montana News

HELEN, Mont. (AP) — Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte is awarding up to $5 million in Montana Bed Tax Fund grants to businesses that have been impacted by destructive flooding in southern Montana. Gianforte’s office announced funding for the grant on Friday and said more than $3 million in federal COVID …

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Women over 50 have a big impact

The Supreme Court on Thursday overturned a New York gun law enacted over 100 years ago which imposes restrictions on the carrying of a concealed handgun outside their homes, a move former Rep. Gabby Giffords called “sad” and “terrible.” Yet Giffords – who was shot in the face in 2011 …

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Message from the Mayor – Pleasanton – Pleasanton Express

Open the audio article player By Aaron Davidson | on June 22, 2022 Clinton J. PowellMayor City of Pleasanton I I hope you are all having a good week. At our last meeting in June On the 16th, we discussed some elements resulting from our visit to Washington DC. If …

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No freedom of expression on campus? No federal funding, Poilievre pledges

Conservative Party leadership candidate Pierre Poilievre said as premier he would appoint a ‘free speech guardian’ to protect Charter rights on campuses and revoke federal funding for colleges. post -secondary establishments which do not respect freedom of expression. “Universities are meant to be places where ideas are openly discussed and …

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SMART passes budget with $8.2 million surplus

Two years after facing plummeting ridership and pandemic-related financial constraints, the SMART board approved a budget that includes near-restored train service and an $8.2 million surplus. The Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit board voted unanimously Tuesday to approve the Budget for the financial year 2022-23which will come into effect on July …

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Greene County awards nearly $23 million in ARPA coronavirus grants

The Greene County Commission awarded nearly $23 million to the first American Rescue Plan Act funding distribution on Thursday. There are 66 eligible categories in the ARPA legislation. The legislation strongly suggests that counties and municipalities consider and incorporate an equity lens to ensure that underrepresented and underserved community pockets …

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INQUIRY: How Ebonyi gave N400m in COVID-19 funds to officials to build houses

The Ebonyi State Government disbursed N400 million of its COVID-19 funds to public officials for personal property development in violation of its law and international guidelines, according to a PREMIUM TIMES review of an audit report. The money was among those allocated by the Ebonyi State Legislative Assembly in August …

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EDITORIAL: Americans aren’t buying the Biden brand

OPINION: Governing a nation that spans an entire continent is more than difficult, and sadly, the failure of American leaders to manage it competently is indisputable. Even in the 19th century, the obvious shortcomings of bureaucracy forced an exasperated Henry David Thoreau to conclude, “This government is the best that …

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Thousands of Australian flood victims still deprived of government aid

More than three months after the first of two floods that engulfed large parts of the regional town of Lismore, the surrounding Northern Rivers region of New South Wales (NSW) and outlying areas of Sydney, thousands of residents remain effectively homeless and thousands more have been blocked from flood recovery …

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Steubenville Considers Grant Writing Specialist | News, Sports, Jobs

picture by: Linda Harris Steubenville Councilor Tracy McManamon explains how retaining a grant-writing specialist could help the city take advantage of funding opportunities. Steubenville City Council is exploring the possibility of retaining grant writing specialists to help propel Steubenville forward. Second Ward Councilman Tracy McManamon …

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What should Longview town center look like? Businesses and officials must weigh in on proposed changes such as the addition of drive-thrus and outdoor entertainment | Local company

When Jen Albright-Burns left Longview in the early 2000s, she remembered that the downtown corridor was largely abandoned. She was impressed with the revitalization of the area when she returned in 2019 and specifically sought space in downtown The Merk for her crystal and decor boutique Forest Stone and Sea, …

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California awards $35.5 million in marijuana tax-funded grants to redress drug war harms

California officials are handing out another round of community reinvestment grants totaling $35.5 million with tax revenue generated from recreational marijuana sales. The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) announced Wednesday that it has awarded 78 grants to organizations across the state that will support economic and social …

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NJDOT Announces $19.6 Million in Federal Grants for Safe Routes to School Program – New Providence

NJDOT Announces $19.6 Million in Federal Grants for Safe Routes to School Program New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials today announced $19.6 million for 31 grants under the Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program. This is the highest amount ever awarded to the program. The Borough of New Providence …

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Strong Turnout at North Dakota Memorial Day Ceremony Despite Rainy Weather | mandan

Sharon Runcorn came from Dickinson to visit her husband, brother-in-law and some friends who are buried Monday at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery. Her husband, Duane Runcorn, was stationed in Vietnam as a supply specialist and died in 2020 of COVID-19. Married for 51 years, Sharon Runcorn said she couldn’t …

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Vilsack, Iowa, announces grants for mass timber projects that can help reduce wildfire risk

The US Forest Service hopes to reduce the threat of wildfires across the country by removing the trees that fuel these dangerous fires on millions of acres. The federal agency, which reports to the US Department of Agriculture, plans to tackle some 50 million acres of federal, state and private …

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Senators debate Red Flag Act grants after Texas shooting

“We have no illusions that it will be easy. We have been burned in the past when Republicans promised to debate only for them to break their promise,” Senate Majority Leader Charles E. Schumer said Thursday. “But even with long odds, the issue is so important, so raw to the …

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Virginia bans private funds for election offices after grants from group allied with Zuckerberg

Virginia election offices will no longer be able to accept private grants under a new law passed in response to a $3.7 million injection local election administrators received in 2020 from a nonprofit funded in part by Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg. The grants from the Center for Tech and Civic …

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County Supervisor, District 3: Chris Howard | News

1. How to address the homelessness crisis? Should Del Norte County buy more motels to convert into homeless shelters? We need to identify those struggling with mental illness and addiction, and provide programs for those who need a helping hand, as well as work with new state legislation to address …

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More Federal Help Coming for State-Registered Child Care Centers

SIOUX FALLS, SD (KELO) — Between January and April, 676 registered child care programs in South Dakota received more than $32 million in federal grants from the American Rescue Plan. Of those recipients, 322 were registered home child care programs or in-home providers, who were eligible to receive up to …

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Labor leader Anthony Albanese outlines budget-saving measures in his speech to the National Press Club

A Labor government would drastically cut funding pools for community and regional grant schemes as part of a fiscal repair strategy, leader Anthony Albanese revealed during his address to the National Press Club. Key points: Anthony Albanese says Labor will cut $350m from uncommitted funds in the community development grant …

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GUAMPO wants to hear from you about federal grants

The Greensboro Urban Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (GUAMPO) is seeking public comment on its proposed program of projects for the federal fiscal year, which ends September 30, 2022. A public hearing on the draft program of projects will take place during the virtual meeting of the GUAMPO Transportation Advisory Committee …

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Local colleges consider ways to increase graduation rates

To exploreUD Class of 2020 Finally Graduates: “It Means So Much More.” University of Miami Amy Bergerson, associate vice provost and dean of undergraduate education at the University of Miami, said the university is proud of its graduation rate. “But we also know there is room for improvement,” she said. …

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How to apply for US citizenship and how to renounce it

A US passport symbolizes the possession of US citizenship. More than 750,000 people a year request it … [+] advantage. Getty Each year, more than three-quarters of a million people apply for US citizenship and ultimately a US passport. These applicants are looking for some of the major benefits that …

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Rural hospitals in Georgia are holding up. But the communities where they closed face a stark reality

CUTHBERT, Ga. — Rhonda Jones Johnson got a frantic call one day last November from her cousins. Her aunt had collapsed on the floor. They would later learn that she had suffered a severe stroke. Jones Johnson, who is a nurse, knelt next to her aunt and performed chest compressions …

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9 More APS Schools Choose Longer School Year – Albuquerque Public Schools

Post : May 5, 2022 9 more APS schools choose a longer school year A third of APS elementary schools will spend more time in class in 2022-23. Engineering Hour at Whittier Elementary School The staff and community of nine elementary schools in the district’s Albuquerque Public Schools voted to …

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Energy Economics Leads the Way in Renewable Energy in British Columbia

By Erin Knutson Energy saving leads the way with green energy. The Creston-based company (with headquarters in Vernon and a satellite office in Vancouver) is at the forefront of change in helping people take control of their energy. “We believe that energy is one of the most essential currencies in …

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A wave of companies say they will use Maine wood to make eco-friendly fuel and fertilizer

A handful of companies are proposing to turn former Maine paper mills into refineries that create eco-friendly fuels and fertilizers from wood, raising hopes they could generate economic activity in areas linked to the traditional forestry economy of Maine. the state. Ensyn Fuels Inc. applied this week for a state …

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Federal grant sought for Arkansas Side Road 112

Regional planners, meeting as the Northwest Arkansas Regional Mobility Authority, on Wednesday approved a resolution seeking a federal grant to help pay for a 12-foot bicycle and pedestrian path along Arkansas 112, so that it will be included as part of the proposed widening and other planned improvements to the …

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Piscataquis County program could connect rural residents to the internet

DOVER-FOXCROFT — Piscataquis residents in rural areas who don’t have the internet could soon be hooked up under a new county program. A rebate would reimburse up to 50% of the cost of purchasing internet hardware, such as modems and routers, not exceeding $300, said James White, chairman of the …

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Letter: It’s time to invest in Quad-Cities | Letters to the Editor

“Move forward”… “Move forward”… “We have problems, let’s not wait to solve them”… “This is not a drill” All of the above are motivational phrases for elected officials and professionals who are urged to address the challenges we face in our counties, cities, and towns, especially in Illinois. There are …

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The High Court says the federal government is not doing enough for Chinese-medium schools

Wee (left) in discussion with Shankar at court. KUCHING (April 21): The Kuching High Court hearing in a defamation suit involving entrepreneur Dato Richard Wee against attorney Michael Kong has been told that the federal government – be it Pakatan Harapan (PH), Barisan Nasional (BN) or Perikatan Nasional (PN) – …

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Small rural restaurants in WA left behind by SBA relief program

The funds were intended to cover expenses incurred during the pandemic, but thousands of businesses are still awash in debt. Nationally, only about a third of qualified applicants have received a portion of the $28.6 billion in federal relief grants. Almost 40% of that went to only 5% of applicants. …

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Scott Morrison, Anthony Albanese continue their campaigns; Coalition’s $55 billion spending on grants prompts calls from ICAC;

Labor leader Anthony Albanese said it was “business for the Liberal Party” to disapprove of his candidate in Warringah and said Prime Minister Scott Morrison should never have picked her in the first place. Appearing in Cairns on Saturday, Albanese also insisted that the social media activity of Labor candidate …

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Transportation Sales Tax Initiative Relaunched After COVID Delays

April 13, 2022 Community services Making a long-term investment in transportation is essential to maintaining a high quality of life for all Orange County residents. On January 25, 2022, the referendum initiative on the sales tax on transportation cents was relaunched after an almost two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 …

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The export subsidy regime still in turmoil

The Popular Export Market Subsidy Program is doomed unless there is a ‘severe overhaul’ following the federal government’s controversial reforms that have significantly reduced the value of the scheme for Australian businesses, the Export chairman says Consultants Association, Rod Campbell. Government reforms to the Export Market Development Grants (EMDG) at …

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Stamford parents and teachers are urging city councils to keep schools’ budgets intact; the students “are not doing well”

STAMFORD — The social-emotional health of students was one of the main concerns raised Thursday night during Stamford’s first in-person public hearing on the budget since 2019. Nearly a dozen members of the public offered commentary to members of the council of representatives’ finance council and tax committee who were …

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Fire that gutted NCDOT’s used circus wagons may be arson

A fire on March 20, 2022 severely damaged four former circus train cars that the North Carolina Department of Transportation stored in the woods of Nash County. Nash County Sheriff’s Office RALEIGH Investigators are still trying to determine what caused a fire that destroyed four old circus train cars in …

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Federal judge grants class action status to Oregon’s sick COVID prisoners

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge has certified a class action lawsuit in Oregon regarding state leaders’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic at its prisons. A group of adults in custody who contracted COVID-19 first sued the state in April 2020, alleging the guilt of Governor Kate Brown, Director …

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Smart Cities World – Parks and Green Spaces

Chicago has released a citywide vision for trails and open spaces that will contribute to a network of community-led green infrastructure projects that promote the health and well-being of Chicago residents and visitors. A citywide visual map aims to add 48 miles of new assets to an existing 79-mile network. …

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Cyr calls gas tax suspension a bad strategy

Most lawmakers want to help state residents who have been hit with higher costs on everything from groceries to gasoline, according to Sen. Julian Cyr. This is the strategy on which they differ, such as the suspension of the gasoline tax. The Senate rejected a bill to temporarily suspend the …

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Richmond to Receive Federal Grants for Parks and Police Station Improvements | Richmond and Hopkinton

RICHMOND – A pair of federal grants awarded this week will provide the community with funding to provide park improvements for the recently acquired property along Richmond Townhouse Road, as well as money for improvements to the facilities of the police department of Richmond. Richmond officials said this week the …

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Colchester lends support to food bank during pandemic challenges

TRURO – The past two years have been very trying for the Colchester Food Bank, but as is usually the case in a crisis, the community continued to respond. The Truro-based food bank saw “There has been a steady increase since the start of the year,” said board chair Vera …

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The government “must guarantee” that the gas funds will not benefit the Russian oligarch

A Russian billionaire’s ties to a gas exploration company involving Origin Energy have sparked calls from the head of a federal parliamentary inquiry for a freeze on taxpayer funding to fossil fuel projects in the Territory’s Beetaloo Basin. North. Russian oligarch Viktor Vekselberg is on Australia’s list of people under …

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Fire-affected communities of Ensay and Sarsfield receive federal government funds as part of backflip decision

The federal government has reversed its decision to deny funds to two East Gippsland communities to upgrade vital local firefighting centres. Key points: Ensay Recreation Reserve upgrades will receive $2.3 million and Sarsfield Recreation Reserve and Hall will receive $3.6 million. Ensay, Sarsfield and Wairewa initially ran out of funding …

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Osawatomie Public Library Receives $10,000 Federal Grant | Local News

OSAWATOMIE — The Osawatomie Public Library will receive a $10,000 federal humanities grant to help the library recover from the pandemic. The community library was selected for the American Library Association’s US Bailout: Humanities Grants for Libraries, an emergency relief program to help libraries that have been impacted by the …

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Prince William County Police to use federal grant to review use of force

The Prince William County Police Service will use $250,000 in federal funding to review officers’ use of force. This article was written by the press partner of WTOP InsideNoVa.com and republished with permission. Sign up for Free InsideNoVa.com email subscription today. The Prince William County Police Service will use $250,000 …

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CDOT Receives $23 Million in Federal Grants to Improve Zero-Emission, Rapid Transit in the Roaring Fork Valley

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, Glenwood Springs Mayor Jonathan Godes, CDOT Executive Director Shoshana Lew and RFTA CEO Dan Blankenship discuss the importance of RFTA’s fast and efficient transit service before boarding of an electric bus. State and local partners will pursue an upcoming federal grant to support expanded RFTA operations …

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Australia grants temporary visas to 4,000 Ukrainians

The UK has opened a scheme for people to volunteer to host Ukrainian refugees. It was overwhelmed with over 120,000 people signing up as well as big companies offering help. Airbnb also reported that people across Europe were offering their short-term rentals to Ukrainians for free. Human rights and refugee …

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Baltimore Penn Station overhaul would help speed up Amtrak trains in the Northeast

The Baltimore project is the first phase of a renovation of the rail hub and surrounding area, signaling a revitalization for an area long defined by wasteland, busy highways and weathered buildings. It is also expected to improve travel along the aging corridor, adding capacity to meet future demand as …

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Roads commission seeks grants to replace and rehabilitate bridges

Once again, the Huron County Road Commission is seeking grants to potentially help rehabilitate or replace four county bridges. The Huron County Board of Commissioners provided support for grant applications through the Federal and Local Bridge Program for Bridges. These bridges are: The Haist Road Bridge over the Pigeon River …

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Notre Dame Law’s Exoneration Justice Clinic Wins Federal Grant to Help Represent Wrongfully Convicted People

The Exempt Justice Clinic at Notre Dame Law School, which was founded by a group of students and dozens of White Roses, has received a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice that will build capacity of the clinic to investigate and litigate wrongful convictions. Notre Dame is one …

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Tuition-free college movement gains momentum, despite Biden’s stalled plan

College Promise programs, as tuition-free initiatives are commonly referred to, enjoy broad support across the political spectrum. Forty-seven states and DC have at least one such program at the college, city, or state level. There are 33 statewide programs that cover tuition at community colleges or universities and higher education, …

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Veteran’s Corner: Military Funeral Rites, Upcoming Events and Q&A | Local News

The general public knows that deceased veterans are often granted military funeral rites. Unfortunately, some deceased veterans not only are not granted military funeral honors, but their remains are not claimed by family or friends. Veterans’ organizations in Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas and a television station in Shreveport, Louisiana, and …

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Volunteers conduct a homeless count in Texarkana | Texarkana

TEXARKANA, Texas — For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began, volunteers from the Texarkana “Point in Time” Homeless Count interviewed people living outdoors and asked them a series of questions. Last year, counting was by observation only. The US Department of Housing and Urban Development requires all homeless …

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Coconino Voices: General mining law desperately needs updating | Columnists

The General Mining Act of 1872 was designed to encourage settlement and colonization of the American West, in part to drive out the Indigenous peoples who had already lived there for tens of thousands of years. Today, 150 years after its enactment, this law has not changed significantly and continues …

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ECAP program helps Nebraskanians create the communities they want | Nebraska today

The people of Tilden enter the public library, bundled up against the cold. They greet each other between sips of their thermoses, then take their places. Jordan Grummert-Rasmussen and Amanda Kowalewski, extension educators for Rural Prosperity Nebraska, welcome participants and begin the first meeting of the Entrepreneurial Communities Activation Process …

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Feds Bolster Mesa’s Desire for a Streetcar | News

youUncle Sam pays nearly a million dollars to help Mesa lay the groundwork for a west side streetcar line. Years will pass before Mesa residents hear the clang-clang-clang of a transportation system the city first envisioned more than a century ago. But the planning has to start somewhere, and a …

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Don’t let the price of college intimidate you – here are 5 ways to fund your education

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! In February, higher education institutions across the country celebrate Financial Aid Awareness Month. The purpose of this commemoration is to educate students and their families on crucial information about federal, state, and institutional student aid. The basic cost of a college degree …

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Tennessee residency program trains new teachers and fights shortages

As the nation deals with severe shortage of teachers, a new residency program in Tennessee could be a potential solution to the crisis. The one-of-a-kind program allows teacher candidates to work full-time in the classroom while continuing their education – a win for future teachers and schools. One such teacher …

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Manhattan City Commission to see final plans for $47.2 million runway project

MANHATTAN, Kan. (KSNT) — The City of Manhattan Commission is reviewing final plans for a $47.2 million runway reconstruction project at Manhattan Regional Airport. The presentation will take place during its meeting on Tuesday evening. The City of Manhattan is expected to pay $4.4 million for the track. More than …

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Opposing local broadband projects is anti-competitive – New Hampshire Bulletin

Here in Grafton County, we all agree on two things: we live in one of the most beautiful areas in the world and our internet service could be better. A lot of hard work, political capital, and local and federal funding went into improving the latter, culminating in the launch …

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Nalu Scientific, based in Hawaii, partners with CAEN Technologies

February 12, 2022, 7:03 a.m. HST Dr. Isar Mostafanezhad founded Nalu Scientific in 2016. The Honolulu-based company designs and builds high-end sensors and systems. With decades of combined experience, the team has won several large-scale federal grants. Nalu was named Hawaii’s Most Innovative Company of 2019 by the US Small …

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States get green light to build electric car charging stations, Auto News, ET Auto

Biden has also set a goal of 50% electric vehicle sales by 2030, as part of a broader effort to achieve a zero-emissions economy by 2050. WASHINGTON: States get green light to build nationwide network of electric vehicle charging stations that would place new or upgraded ones every 80 kilometers …

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Veteran grants announced for Seymour

Mitchell Shire Crs Fiona Stevens and Rhonda Sanderson, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Defense Personnel Andrew Gee, Mayor Bill Chisholm, National Candidate Sam Birrell and Nicholls MP Damian Drum. By Colin MacGillivray FEDERAL Veterans Affairs Minister Andrew Gee visited Seymour on Tuesday last week to announce a $27 million grant …

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County awards $10.6 million to DuPage Foundation to bring ‘lasting change’ through grant program

DuPage County has committed $10.6 million in federal pandemic assistance to establish a nonprofit grant program that will be operated by a Downers Grove-based foundation and will focus on addressing food insecurity and housing, mental health and substance abuse issues. County board members approved an agreement with the DuPage Foundation …

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“The answer is not to abandon our streets”

Hello. It’s Friday. We’ll look at the strategies President Biden has outlined to help New York City address gun violence. We will also look at the continued fallout from the resignation of former Governor Andrew Cuomo. As President Biden might say, he and Mayor Eric Adams are simpatico. “Mayor Adams, …

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Mayor and council brainstorm new grant ideas

Feb. 2 – New Oneonta Mayor Mark Drnek told the city’s city council at its Feb. 1 meeting that he likes to think outside the box when discussing two proposed grant programs the city explore. Drnek introduced the Community Enhancement Initiative, a community grant program that would reimburse residents for …

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Colorado’s orphan wells will attract nearly $39 million in federal cleanup aid

Colorado is eligible for $39 million in federal funds to plug orphan oil and gas wells — the first installment of what could total $79 million in cleanup funds for the state — announced today the US Department of the Interior. The money is part of the Biden administration’s infrastructure …

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WV lawmakers have ideas, but few bills, for coalfields

A legislative committee is recommending more than 80 measures to help West Virginia’s depressed coal communities, but has so far only reduced one of them to a bill. Reports recommendations include providing grants to West Virginia communities for infrastructure development; provide high-speed Internet access to all residents of West Virginia; …

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Cap Metro is trying to keep Leander in the transit system by offering infrastructure funding

Photo by Gabriel C. Perez/KUT Tuesday, January 25, 2022 by Nathan Bernier, KUT In a bid to prevent Leander from holding an election on whether to cut ties with the Capital Metropolitan Transportation Authority, the regional transportation agency’s board voted unanimously on Monday to sweeten his case with the suburban …

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Holyoke distributes $400,000 in federal rescue funds to businesses

HOLYOKE — Like many businesses, Holyoke Craft Beer has had to improvise during the COVID-19 pandemic. Many. “It was a wild ride, like a roller coaster,” owner Mike Pratt said with a laugh Friday. When the coronavirus first arrived in the spring of 2020, the brewery had to shut down …

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St. Louis aldermen submit capital improvement bonds to April ballot | Politics

ST. LOUIS — City aldermen voted unanimously Friday to seek voter approval to sell up to $50 million in capital improvement bonds in future years. The measure, which is expected to pass on April 5, could provide local matching funds for some federal grants — including those put in place …

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In the wake of Colleyville, Jewish groups renew efforts to double funding for federal security grants

(January 19, 2022 / JNS) Following the January 15 hostage crisis at a Texas synagogue, Jewish organizations in the United States have renewed their push for Congress to double funding for the nonprofit Security Grants Program (NSGP), ensuring that more targeted nonprofit institutions such as synagogues get federal funding. invest …

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